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Alliance Life Sciences Consulting Group Leadership

Emmanuel Doe is the Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Life Sciences, responsible for overseeing all company operations, strategy and direction. At Alliance, Emmanuel most recently served as as President & Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to this, he was the President of Real Time Division for Interactive Data, a Warburg Pincus and Silverlake backed company. He was responsible for leading the strategy, operations, research & development, business development and business management. Prior to joining Interactive Data, Mr. Doe was the SVP & Global Business Manager for Thomson Reuters’ High Frequency Research and Trading Business from 2006 to 2011. In this capacity he ran the high frequency application, services and content businesses. He was instrumental in starting and growing the global penetration of this business and often spoke at industry events providing thought leadership in this rapidly evolving market.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Mr. Doe assisted in running a global e-Banking enterprise software business for Sybase, had extensive experience in building a proprietary equity research franchise, and advised high tech companies on mergers and acquisitions. Emmanuel has had extensive experience in building and transforming software, data and services businesses.

Emmanuel graduated from University of Pennsylvania.

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Presidend & COO
Alan Crowther is President of Global Markets of Alliance Life Sciences, responsible for overseeing strategy and global investments. He brings 20 years of consulting and technology experience with him to the position.Alan has previously held roles as Chief Executive Officer of Alliance; founder of Adjility Health, a firm focused on life sciences analytical software; Vice President at Capgemini; Co-founder and Officer at Adjoined Consulting, where he ran the Life Sciences practice and was part of the leadership of the venture-backed company and helped drive it to a successful $200MM+ exit. Prior to Adjoined, Mr. Crowther was head of services for a small software company that exited to BEA Systems; and was a manager at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) before that.

He is a graduate of Princeton University.

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As Chief Strategy Officer, Jim Burke is ultimately responsible for the development of solutions within all Alliance’s practice areas. He also is charged with building alliances with software vendors and complimentary service providers to strengthen Alliance’s ability to bring the best-in-class solutions to their clients.

Jim joined Alliance in 2004, bringing with him an extensive background in contract management, including experience from contract management systems implementation projects at over ten life sciences companies. Since joining, Jim has helped to provide solutions to virtually all of Alliance’s pharmaceutical clients, with projects ranging from managed support initiatives to custom solution development and business intelligence projects.

Jim has over 12 years of experience working with Pharmaceutical companies.Prior to joining Alliance, he was a Director in I-many’s Professional Services organization.

He is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ with a B.S. in Technology Management.

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Bob Pietrobono is the Chief Client Officer of Alliance Life Sciences, responsible for deepening client relationships and expanding Alliance’s footprint in the life science space. Bob is instrumental in delivering the Alliance value in both the pharmaceutical and medical devices spaces, supported by a distinguished resume of extensive life sciences experience. He leads our strategic initiatives and he is focused on sustaining high levels of customer engagement.

Prior to joining Alliance, Bob’s professional experience began with Andersen Consulting now known as Accenture, where he was instrumental in developing their life science consulting practice. Bob then went to work at Bristol Myers Squibb leading the global sales and marketing systems while being instrumental in the design and implementation of new commercial processes and technologies. His experience expands to the Big 4 firms, and while a partner with Deloitte Consulting he led the CRM practice for their Pharmaceutical and Medical Device sector and later at Ernst and Young. Most recently, Bob worked at Model N as a Global Account Executive and at North Highland Consulting where he led the Life Sciences practice, being responsible for implementing solutions within the Commercial and Drug Development domain.

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Diane Dooley offers more than 20 years of Human Resource experience in the professional service, consulting and financial services industries. She has focused her career on driving human capital strategies in functional HR specializing in, talent management, talent acquisition, executive coaching, organizational effectiveness and change management.

As a member of the executive leadership teams, Ms. Dooley has partnered directly with CEOs, CFOs, Senior Partners and VPs to positively impact complex matrix organizations.Ms. Dooley is a graduate of Rider University in Accounting. She began her career in accounting and later pivoted her career to focus in talent acquisition and human resources.

After leading talent acquisition teams for 12 years at Deloitte and Ernst & Young, Diane transitioned her career into talent management and currently serves as the Vice President of Human Capital. A graduate of Columbia University’s coaching program, Diane has been instrumental in helping executives navigate through organizational changes. She has worked in large partnerships, privately held organizations and private equity owned companies.

As a Senior HR leader, Ms. Dooley has been committed to improving workforce environments, supporting change and growth and aligning with corporate goals and strategies.

Doug Rimerman has over 10 years of experience working in information technology consulting. He joined Alliance in 1998 as a sales representative and has been instrumental in expanding Alliance’s footprint in the Philadelphia market. Doug is currently vice president of sales and is responsible for managing a strategic account and also developing strategies to grow Alliance ’s business across the Consumer Industry.Doug was previously a National Account Manager with Paymentech where he was responsible for sales for the Eastern region. Prior to Paymentech, Doug was a Senior Account Executive for NCR Corporation. Doug is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration.

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VP, Sales

Sohel Shameem has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry leading large projects in on-site and offshore models. As managing director for India operations, Sohel is responsible for managing the offshore development center in Pune, India and owns delivery responsibility of all products and consulting assignments executed out of that location.

Sohel joined the group in 2008 when he helped for the India operations. Sohel was previously senior manager at Capgemini. He led multiple accounts and large, geographically distributed development teams in excess of 400 resources. Sohel is a graduate from Amaravati University with a bachelor of engineering in computer science.
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Gary Watson leads our global PriceRight business, providing global price management tools & services to help our Life Sciences customers optimize product prices in alignment with company mission and revenue objectives.

Gary has been with Alliance Life Sciences since 2010. Prior to that he held leadership positions with “Big 4” consulting firms, including BearingPoint, KMPG Consulting and Accenture. Mr. Watson has over 10 years of Life Sciences experience and over 20 years of cross-industry consulting experience.

Gary has a degree in Bioengineering from Texas A&M University.

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Andrew has 10 years of experience as a senior managing consultant and product manager. He is an insightful, results-driven business professional with notable success in the delivery of corporate solutions at global pharmaceutical, insurance and financial institutions. He began his career at BearingPoint as a consultant, and continued serving Fortune 500 corporations on operations, technology, and business strategy studies as a consultant with IBM Global Business Services. Andrew has successfully managed all aspects of projects, including counseling the executives, building and developing the team, leading the problem solving, recommending solutions, and planning implementation.Andrew has supported customers domestically and internationally.

Andrew holds a bachelor degree from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA) through Northeastern University.


Board of Directors 

Mr. Sawyer is a Managing Director and Co-founder at Saints Capital. He has been selected as a member of the Forbes Midas list for several years, where he was recognized as one of the top 100 investors in venture capital globally. Prior to co-founding Saints’ direct secondary activities with Mr. Quinlivan in 2000, Mr. Sawyer was the Head of Strategic Advisory Services and Mergers and Acquisitions at Volpe Brown Whelan & Co., a privately-held investment bank focused on emerging growth companies in the technology and healthcare industries. Prudential Securities acquired Volpe Brown Whelan & Co. in December of 1999.

While at Volpe, Mr. Sawyer advised over 100 companies on strategic issues, assisted in completing over 50 M&A transactions totaling several billion dollars, assisted in completing several strategic private placements and IPOs, and reviewed and approved over 50 IPOs of internet and technology companies as a member of the Commitment Committee. Mr. Sawyer grew his department’s revenue by over eight times in his three years at Volpe Brown Whelan & Co. Prior to working at Volpe Brown Whelan & Co., Mr. Sawyer was a Partner at Colman Partners and a Principal at Colman Furlong & Co. Mr. Sawyer also has operating experience as the CFO of New Image Industries, a publicly traded digital imaging company. He also has operating experience as a founder and CEO of several small private companies.

Jerry Benison, has served on ALSCG’s Board of Directors since 2009, and was interim Chief Executive Officer of ALSCG from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Benison has approximately 35 years of diverse industry experience with the primary focus on providing professional services to the Pharmaceutical industry. During his career, Mr. Benison has consulted to major global pharmaceutical companies at the CEO, CFO, and operating executive levels, developed innovative products and services, assisted major industry organizations, mentored professional staff to assume executive positions, conceived and presented thought leadership industry concepts, and consulted to professional service organizations.

Mr. Benison served as the Coopers and Lybrand (later merged to PricewaterhouseCoopers) Americas’ Leader for the Pharmaceutical industry across the various Lines of Service, and was Managing Partner of the Pharmaceutical Management Consulting practice. Mr. Benison holds three engineering degrees from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn to the PhD level.

Mr. Quinlivan is a Managing Director at Saints Capital. Prior to co-founding Saints’ direct secondary activities with Mr. Sawyer in 2000, Mr. Quinlivan was the Senior Vice President of Finance at InsWeb, a publicly traded company providing online insurance solutions. While at InsWeb, Mr. Quinlivan was integrally involved in the company’s fundraising efforts, including its initial public offering and played a key role in the areas of corporate development and corporate strategy.

Mr. Quinlivan was previously an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston with its Mergers and Acquisitions and Technology Groups. At CSFB, Mr. Quinlivan completed domestic and international transactions valued at over $10 billion in a wide variety of industries including technology, retail and consumer products. Previously, he worked at the LEK Consulting Group, an international management consulting firm, providing strategic advice.

Mr. Bonelli, as principal of Anthony Bonelli Associates, a health care consulting and advisory firm, has been a senior level consultant to major pharmaceutical, biotech, managed care and investment banking firms. He has held operating positions at the Chief Executive Officer, President, and COO levels. He has served in a number of senior positions with Fortune 50 firms (the Warner-Lambert Company (Pfizer), Schering-Plough Corporation (Merck), Copley (Hoechst Celanese) as well as large to mid-size privately held companies.

During his career, Mr. Bonelli has had responsibility for marketing, sales and manufacturing. He established corporate capabilities in Managed Health Care and Government Affairs and direct reporting departments including Field Sales, Market Research, Product Planning, Pricing, Systems, Strategic Planning, Finance, International Government Affairs and Federal & State Government Affairs.

Mr. Bonelli has also served as President and COO of Neuman health Services, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hemispherx Biopharma Inc., President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Optigenex, Inc., Chief Operating Officer of Vita Quest, International, Inc., and President of its Garden State Nutritionals and Windmill Consumer Products Divisions and President and COO of Copley Pharmaceuticals. He has served as a member of hospital, college and commercial Boards of Directors.

Mr. Bonelli is a graduate of Harvard University with an AB in Biological Sciences, holds an MBA in Marketing/Finance from Rutgers University Graduate School of Business and a JD from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

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